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Miami Marlins Build Over-the-Top Home Run Celebration Display [VIDEO]

Somewhere Bill Veeck is smiling.  Baseball's ultimate showman will have some competition soon when the Miami Marlins begin play in their new ballpark.  The team is installing the most over the top home run celebration ever.

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New York Yankee’s Catcher Jorge Posada Retires

New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada called it quits today. During a press conference at Yankee Stadium he announced that he is retiring from baseball. With his wife and two young kids by his side Posada became emotional as he thanked his family in Spanish and then his Yankee teammates.

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10 Things in Pro Sports That Should Exist in Real Life

We love sports. They provide an escape from our mundane lives, while we watch the athletic endeavors of our favorite players.

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Stephen Dunn / Rick Stewart / Chris McGrath / Otto Greule Jr. / Stephen Dunn, Getty Images
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5 Players Who Should Definitely Be in the Baseball Hall of Fame

This year’s class of Hall of Fame inductees was announced on Monday, and just one man, Barry Larkin, made the cut.

The former Cincinnati Reds shortstop will be enshrined this summer and heralded among the all-time greats. But with the news a new member of the hall has been added comes a spirited debate about who didn’t make the cut.

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Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images
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Was Evan Longoria’s September Walk-Off Homer Baseball’s Best Moment of 2011?

We had some big moments in Major League Baseball this season, but only one moment could be called the best and that honor goes to the Tampa Bay Rays and Evan Longoria for his big walk-off homer against the Yankees in the final game of the season.

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
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Texas Rangers Win Bidding War for Yu Darvish Negotiation Rights [VIDEO]

The Texas Rangers emerged as the winners in the bidding war that now allows them the chance to sign Japanese phenom pitcher, Yu Darvish. The bid came at a steep price, though, at a reported $51.7 million.

“Our organization has scouted Mr. Darvish for the last several years and has been very impressed with his abilities and accomplishments. We believe he would be a great addition to the Texas Rangers pitching staff,” the team said in a statement.

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Ed Szczepanski, Getty Images
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Albert Pujols Agrees to Monster 10-Year, $250 Million Deal with the Los Angeles Angels

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim caught the biggest fish of the free agency season as they’ve landed St. Louis Cardinals’ first baseman and three-time NL MVP Albert Pujols.

Pujols reportedly agreed to a 10-year deal for between $250 million and $260 million.

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Jed Jacobsohn, Getty Images
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Will Manny Ramirez’s Halved Suspension Allow Him to Return to the Major Leagues?

And the Manny Ramirez retirement saga continues to drag on…

The former slugger applied for reinstatement to Major League Baseball after the league reduced his suspension for a second failed drug test from 100 games to 50 because of all the time he’s already missed.

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Teen Stabs Friend Over Mickey Mantle Baseball Card

With kids being constantly bombarded by all sorts of digital stimuli in this day and age, it is refreshing that they even know what baseball cards ARE and still trade with friends.

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Christian Petersen, Getty Images
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Ryan Braun Becomes a National League MVP Winner

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America voted Milwaukee Brewers’ outfielder Ryan Braun National League MVP. He edged out Los Angeles Dodger Matt Kemp after lifting the club to the Central Division title, and Braun’s teammate, pending free agent Prince Fielder, finished third.

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Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
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Justin Verlander Takes Home American League MVP Honors

Detroit Tigers’ pitcher Justin Verlander, just days removed from winning the American League Cy Young Award, was named the American League MVP.

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Greg Halman From Seattle Mariners Found Dead

Greg Halman, outfielder for the Seattle Mariners, was stabbed to death early Monday morning in the Netherlands. Here's what we know so far from TMZ.

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